The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Chelmsford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 28 23 15
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 7 5 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 4.05% 3.36% 10.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.27% 3.47% 11.43%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 7
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Software Engineer
Essex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Chelmsford region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Chelmsford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
164 144 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 94.80% 96.64% 95.89%
Number of salaries quoted 149 135 64
Average salary £44,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £54,000 £68,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Chelmsford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer in the job title across the Chelmsford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Chelmsford

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Chelmsford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Chelmsford region.

Software Engineer Salary Trend in Chelmsford

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Chelmsford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Chelmsford region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Chelmsford

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chelmsford

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Chelmsford region that cited Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Engineer in their job title.

1 11 (73.33%) C
2 10 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 8 (53.33%) Windows
4 7 (46.67%) Embedded C
5 6 (40.00%) Linux
5 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
5 6 (40.00%) SDLC
6 5 (33.33%) C++
7 4 (26.67%) Firmware
7 4 (26.67%) Automotive
7 4 (26.67%) C#
7 4 (26.67%) VB
7 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
7 4 (26.67%) Degree
8 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
8 3 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
8 3 (20.00%) Java
8 3 (20.00%) LabVIEW
8 3 (20.00%) MATLAB
9 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (13.33%) SQL
9 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
9 2 (13.33%) Embedded C++
9 2 (13.33%) Multithreading
9 2 (13.33%) Time Management
9 2 (13.33%) SQLite
10 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
10 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
10 1 (6.67%) Selenium
10 1 (6.67%) JIRA

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Chelmsford region that cited Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) SQLite
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) LabVIEW
2 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (6.67%) JIRA
3 1 (6.67%) Selenium
3 1 (6.67%) Moq
3 1 (6.67%) SpecFlow
3 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (6.67%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 4 (26.67%) Automotive
2 1 (6.67%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) HTML
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (6.67%) HTML5
1 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (6.67%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Windows
2 6 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 6 (40.00%) SDLC
3 3 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Multithreading
4 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (13.33%) Time Management
5 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
5 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
5 1 (6.67%) Manual Testing
5 1 (6.67%) DSDM
5 1 (6.67%) MVC
5 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) C
2 7 (46.67%) Embedded C
3 5 (33.33%) C++
4 4 (26.67%) C#
4 4 (26.67%) VB
5 3 (20.00%) Java
5 3 (20.00%) MATLAB
6 2 (13.33%) Embedded C++
6 2 (13.33%) SQL
7 1 (6.67%) Assembly Language
7 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (26.67%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.67%) Sitecore
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